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Industry Associations in Seychelles

Seychelles Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI)

The Seychelles Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) is the voice of the business community. It plays a crucial role in promoting the growth of private businesses in the economy. The SCCI was founded in 1938. Today it is a fully operational organization which promotes new and stronger identity for private investment in a rapidly changing business environment.

VISION
Be the preferred representative for business in Seychelles.

MISSION
Achieve partnerships to develop positive business climate, improve and enhance the economic vitality and the quality of life for the community.

OBJECTIVE
The primary objective of the SCCI is to create a conducive environment for free enterprise to operate, grow and create wealth for the community and to assist in enhancing local and foreign investment which will lead to employment opportunities.

CORE VALUES

Integrity: Operating with fairness and the highest ethical standards
Service: Proactively identifying and supporting the needs of its members
Excellence: Commitment to continuous improvement
Inclusion: Creating a welcoming atmosphere
Collaboration: Working together to address relevant issues
Innovation: Encourage unique approaches in meeting challenges and maximising opportunities

The Role of the Chamber is to provide practical help and support to its members in dealing with the day to day problems arising in the business community. The SCCI also plays an active role in discussing policies and matters affecting the economy with the Government and engages in discussion with NGO’s on matter affecting the civil society. The Chamber also meets with international and regional bodies to discuss current situations and recommend necessary solutions.

The management and affairs of the Chamber is directed by a board of 16 Councilors including a Chairman, Vice Chairman and a Treasurer. The Board meets once a month. The Councilors are from various sectors of the economy. The day to day running of the Chamber is taken care by the Secretary General. The Chamber has four permanent Staff, the Secretary General, an Executive Secretary, a Personal Assistant/Trade Promotion Officer and a secretary.

Contact
Seychelles Chamber of Commerce and Industry
2nd Floor, Ebrahim Building
P.O. Box 1399
Email : scci@seychelles.sc
Tel : (+248) 4323812
Fax. (+248) 4321422

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB)

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB), is a public/private sector body headed by CEO Ms. Sherin Naiken, with Mrs Wendy Pierre as the Chairperson.
The Seychelles Tourism Board primary function is to promote and market Seychelles as the most desirable tourist destination.

Our Mission
To achieve for Seychelles the status of the most desirable island destination on the market offering the unique Seychellois way of life, at a price that is competitive and within a sustainable, eco-friendly environment which is protective of Seychelles’ natural beauty, assets, and cultural heritage.

Our Vision
In its drive to further raise visitor numbers, the Seychelles Tourism Board shall continue to develop and maintain an authentic, dynamic and sustainable tourism product at home reflective of the importance of Seychelles tourism industry to its economy and to the standard of living of its population. The Seychelles tourism product shall be constructed upon a base of professionalism and value for money, offering visitors a unique experience, as the foundation for parallel, innovative and cost-effective marketing campaigns throughout core and emerging markets.

At, the same time the Seychelles Tourism Board shall promote the gradual expansion and enhancement of existing tourism facilities, services and infrastructure to provide additional activities for visitors with increased revenue potential and appeal across a broader spectrum of markets.

The STB has offices in the France, United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, South Africa, Abu Dhabi, China-Beijing & Shanghai, Hong Kong and Spain as well as representations in the Middle East, India, Brazil, South Korea and Russia.

Contact
Espace Building
PO Box 1262
Victoria
Mahé
Seychelles
Tel: +248 4 67 13 00